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Question 126

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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“The political approach to Public Administration stresses on the values of representativeness, political responsiveness and accountability through elected officials to the citizenry” (David H. Rose bloom) . Comment.

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Political Approach to Public Administration

  • Political approach considers public administration to be an integral part of the political process, political nature of public administration and the role of bureaucracy in making public policies.
  • It advocates a different set of values than that of managerial approach. It stresses the political values of re…

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Question 127

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According to A. Maslow, which one of the following is the correct sequence of a person՚s needs (from lower to higher order)

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Physiological-Esteem-Safety-Social-Self-actualization

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Safety-Social-Self-actualization-Physiological-Esteem

c.

Self-actualization-Safety-Social-Esteem-Physiological

d.

Physiologial-Safety-Social-Esteem-Self-actualization

Question 128

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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The principle of delegated legislation, is I think right, but I must emphasize that it is well for Parliament to keep a watchful and even zealous eye on it at all stages ″ - (Herbert Morrison) . Analyze.

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The Principle of Delegated Legislation

  • In democracy, It is the People who are supposed to make Laws through Elected representative i.e.. Parliament. In Practice, Parliament makes Law in Skeletal form and delegate the details to be filled by Executive through Delegated legislation under A-312 to implement it in an effective manner.
  • Delegated Legislati…

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Question 129

Human Relations School (Elton Mayo and Others)
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Human Relations Theory lacked awareness of economic dimension as it only focussed on human relations ″ . Peter Drucker. Discuss.

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Human Relations Theory

  • Human relations theories came into existence to maximize efficiency of organisation for which they focussed on human aspect as opposed to scientific management theory which emphasised on economic factors as motivators for human being.
  • Elton Mayo through Hawthrone studies concluded that human beings are motivated by socio-psycho…

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Question 130

Weber's Bureaucratic Model -Its Critique and Post-Weberian Developments
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“Bureaucracy does not represent the only type of legal authority” Identify the theoretical context and analyze

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Bureaucracy Not the Only Type of Legal Authority

  • Legal authority means Authority is exercised in accordance with Law and obedience is attributed to Law and not to the Person exercising it. Bureaucracy is an institution which implements these Laws. Legal Authority could be exercised by other means also.
  • In India there are various institutions which ex…

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